Drawing From Life Caricature
introduction by kent c. boese
biographies of artists
explore the caricatures and cartoons
bibliography/further reading
american art / portrait gallery library
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welcome.  the smithsonian institution libraries has a growing collection of over 650 books devoted to caricatures and cartoons dating from 1862-1955.  While these books are throughout the branch libraries, the American Art/Portrait Gallery branch library has a Special Collection that houses about 450 of these titels.  In addtion, caricatures and cartons can also be found in the libraries' periodical collections, where many original drawings first appeared.
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Selections of Caricatures and Cartoons from The American Art / Portrait Gallery Library Collection
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